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2016 1/4 oz Proof Colorized Gold Australian Lunar Monkey Coins

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The Perth Mint’s Lunar Series II coins are among the most popular in the world today. Australia’s oldest mint launched the Lunar Coin craze in 1996 with its original Lunar Series program, and continues that tradition today with innovative designs such as the colorized proofs. Today, the 2016 ¼ oz Proof Colorized Gold Australian Monkey Coin is available on

Coin Highlights:

  • Mintage limited to 5,000 coins in total!
  • Consists of one-quarter ounce of .9999 fine gold.
  • Bears a face value of $25 (AUD) backed by the Australian government.
  • Colorized finish applied to the Year of the Monkey design.
  • Brilliant proof striking.
  • Ships in an oval presentation box with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Lunar Series II coins were introduced in 2008 with the Year of the Rat. The Perth Mint’s original Lunar Series program started in 1996 with the same Year of the Rat product. The coin program runs in a 12-year cycle that mimics the 12-year cycle of the Zodiac, and each new coin features a new image of the animal represented in a given year.

These 2016 ¼ oz Proof Colorized Gold Australian Monkey Coins have natural hues and tones added to the reverse design that help bring the images on the face to life. Ing Ing Jong’s distinctive Gold Australian Monkey design is enhanced with brown and white colors on the monkey’s body, while the peach dangling from a tree branch above has been colorized as well.

On the reverse side of each coin is the unique Year of the Monkey design. While the background and engravings on the coin remain finished in 24-karat gold, the aforementioned colors have been added to the monkey and the tree branch hanging from above.

The obverse face has no colors added to the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Each coin in this product listing is in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. This indicates a coin with no signs of wear and tear, though breaks in the luster, spotted surfaces, or contact marks may be visible.

Perth Mint is Australia’s oldest operating facility, having opened its doors in 1898. Once part of Britain’s Royal Mint system, it is now a state-owned entity of Western Australia.

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Weight 0.25000 oz

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Brand: Perth Mint

Year: 2016

Grade: Proof

Design: Colorized Gold Monkey design

Mint: Perth Mint

Silver Content: 1/4 Troy Ounce

Thickness: 2.5 mm

Diameter: 22.6 mm

Purity: .9999 Fine Gold

Face Value: $25 AUD

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